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Guaman Poma Writing and Resistance in Colonial Peru

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ISBN-10: 0292705034

ISBN-13: 9780292705036

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Rolena Adorno

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In the midst of native people' discontent following Spanish conquest, a native Andean born after the fall of the Incas took up the pen to protest Spanish rule. Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala wrote his Nueva cornica y buen gobierno to inform Philip III of Spain about the evils of colonialism and the need for governmental and societal reform. By examining Guaman Poma' verbal and visual engagement with the institutions of Western art and culture, Rolena Adorno shows how he performed a comprehensive critique of the colonialist discourse of religion, political theory, and history. She argues that Guaman Poma' work chronicles the emergence of a uniquely Latin American voice, characterized by the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 12/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.02" long x 0.68" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction to the Second Edition: Contextualizing the Nueva coronica y buen gobierno
Guaman Poma in the Documentary Record
The Production and Facsimile Reproduction of the Autograph Manuscript
Recent Advances in the Study of Guaman Poma's Visual and Verbal Art
Guaman Poma in the 1590s
The Expediente Prado Tello
Guaman Poma in the Expediente Prado Tello
Guaman Poma versus Don Domingo Jauli and the Chachapoyas
The Conclusion of the Land-Title Litigation
Guaman Poma in 1600: The Sentence of Exile from Huamanga
Chupas and the Chachapoyas in the Nueva coronica y buen gobierno
Mestizaje in the Nueva coronica y buen gobierno
Guaman Poma's Biography Reconsidered
Writing and Religion: The Visita Report
An Anticipated Glimpse into the Artist's Studio
Introduction
History Writing and Polemic
Challenging the Canon
Contradicting the Chronicles of Conquest
Guaman Poma's Exploitation of Written Histories
Respect for History
The Dominican Philosophy of Conquest
The Dramatization of a Hypothesis
The Present Overwhelms the Past
Searching for a Heroic Conception
Historical Truth and Moral Vision
Biographies of Incas and Kings
The Prologue Always Comes Last
The Nueva Coronica as Epic Story
From Story to Sermon
Granadine Strategies
On Moving the Reader's Affections
The Literature of Conversion
A Theory of Cross-Cultural Communication
The Privileged Role of Invention
The Simile of Lucifer
The Voice and Character of the Preacher
The Sermon Overtakes the Story
Icons in Space: The Silent Orator
Baroque Sensibilities
Visual Representation and Suppression
The Symbolic Values of Pictorial Space
Lines of Authority and Hierarchy
Disorder on the Horizontal Axis
Paradigms Lost: The Reversed Diagonal and the Empty Center
Mediating among Many Worlds
Allegory, Satire, and the Sermon
Of Caciques and Coyas
Inside the Coya's Chamber
The Present in the Past
The Author as Hero
Guaman Poma's Final Critique
Notes
Bibliography
Index